Clonmel Civil Parish, County Cork, Ireland Genealogy

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Guide to Clonmel Civil Parish, County Cork ancestry, family history, and genealogy. Parish registers, transcripts, baptism records, marriage records, and burial records.


The following information is a starting point for records about the civil parish of Clonmel. The information is based on locations and records before 1922.

Historical Overview[edit | edit source]

History
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Clonmel Civil Parish comprises Fota Island and the western 1/3 of Great Island in County Cork. Directly to the east, occupying the eastern 2/3 of Great Island, is Templerobin Civil Parish. To the north is Carrigtohill Civil Parish.  Cobh Town is the only moderate-sized population center in Clonmel Parish. Before 1922 the town of Cobh was known as Queenstown. There are Wikipedia entries for Cobh, Fota Island, and Great Island.

Localities
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List the names of townlands in this civil parish List the names of the surrounding parishes List the names and give a description of a district, poor law union, etc.

Names of townlands:

Ballyhetterick
Ballyleary
Ballynacrusha
Ballynoe
Ballyvoloon
Belvelly
Carrigaloe town
Cloyne, Dean of Chapter Land of
Cobh town
Dean and Chapter Land of Cloyne
Donegal
Foaty
Lissanisky
Marino
Oldcourt
Queenstown town
Ringacoltig
Ringmeen
White Point town

Maps and gazetteers[edit | edit source]

Parish information can be found via IrishTimes.com

Records[edit | edit source]

This site has a large number of various records for County Cork, though few seem to apply directly to Templerobin Civil Parish.

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

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Census[edit | edit source]

The purpose of a census was to gather information about people who lived in an area. While the government began census taking in 1821, only fragments exist before 1901. Censuses for 1901 and 1911 are available. Read more about the records in the Ireland Census article.

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Church records[edit | edit source]

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Catholic[edit | edit source]

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Church of Ireland[edit | edit source]

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Presbyterian[edit | edit source]

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Methodist[edit | edit source]

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Society of Friends[edit | edit source]

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Others[edit | edit source]

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Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

Government registration of births and deaths began in 1864. Registration of Protestant marriages began in 1845, with all marriages being registered by 1864. Go to the Ireland Civil Registration article to read more about these records.

Land records[edit | edit source]

The Registry of Deeds started in 1708. Land transactions were recorded, including immovable property passed on in a will and property given to a daughter at her marriage. Read more about these records in the Ireland Land and Property article.

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

Probate dealt with the property of a deceased person. Read more about these records in the Ireland Probate Records article.

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School records[edit | edit source]

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Tax records[edit | edit source]

The valuation of property for tax purposes was started in the 1840s by Richard Griffith. A tax paid to the church, call Tithe Applotments, began in the 1820s. Read about these records in the Ireland Taxation and Ireland Land and Property articles. Add records for this parish that you know about.

Websites[edit | edit source]

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Further Reading[edit | edit source]

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References[edit | edit source]